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A Bay of Plenty iwi fears they will become “ghosts in their own region” if the Tuhoe Treaty Settlement is passed into law. Te Upokorehe held a rally in Ohope yesterday protesting their inclusion in the settlement. A protest by Te Upokorehe...

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Eastern Region Fish and Game is saying hunters will need to be smart this game bird season in the face of dry conditions, meaning finding ‘big water' spots may pay off. With the season starting Saturday, May 3, Fish and Game senior officer...

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A slip at West End in Ohope highlights the need for a precautionary approach to escarpment stability while the current rain-sodden soil conditions prevail, warns the Whakatane District Council. “This incident saw a large tree slip onto an unoccupied...

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An art competition exhibition opened to the public today is being described as a chance for Tauranga artists – young and old – to express how the feel about the battles of Gate Pa and Te Ranga. Artist, dignitaries and visitors and Deputy Mayor...

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Military vehicles, including bren gun carriers, Dodge command cars, jeeps and transporters are invading Waihi to commemorate 100 years since the start of WWI. More than 50 military vehicles are scheduled to take a tour around Waihi before taking the motorcade...

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Bay of Plenty residents are being warned to prepare for another day of rain with a severe weather watch issued for the region. The MetService says a deep low lying west of the South Island is moving slowly southwards and is forecast to cross Foveaux Strait...

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Construction signs and red tape will be temporarily removed from a near complete Daisy Hardwick walkway as Tauranga City Council opens the track up for upcoming public holidays. From April 18 to May 4 the 700 metre section regains public access after...

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UPDATED: Mount Maunganui Lifeguard Service will be patrolling the beach on Saturday and Sunday and will make a call on the day as to where a flagged area will be established. The Mount club initially stated an Easter patrol was unlikely, joining Papamoa...

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Western Bay of Plenty roading authorities are apologetically replacing sign on a State Highway 29 across the Kaimai Range after a complaint from a Maori kaumatua over the use of the letter ‘s'. Matamata kaumatua Will Murray is extremely happy...

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Te Puke residents will now turn to MP Todd McClay after the township was officially transferred to the Rotorua electorate today. The 2014 Representation Commission announced today that Te Puke and the surrounding western area will be transferred from...

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